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Winter Care of Small Ruminants (Sheep and Goats)- December 7, 2021, Falmouth

$15.00

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 | 12:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M.

In-Person at UMaine Regional Learning Center, Falmouth

Registration deadline: December 1, 2021

Join Dr. Colt W. Knight, UMaine Extension Livestock Specialist, for this workshop on best practices for winter care of small ruminants. In this session participants will learn about housing needs of sheep and goats, the nutritional demands of animals in the winter, differences among feeds, and why a properly balanced ration is crucial to animal wellbeing, weight gain, and profitability. We’ll also discuss practical approaches to winter water and shelter management.

A light lunch featuring lamb roast will be included in this workshop.

This in-person workshop is limited to 20 participants.

Note: If registering more than one person, please register yourself, click Enroll, and then use the “Continue Shopping” option in your cart to add additional participants

Per University of Maine guidelines, for indoor meetings and programs, face masks are required indoors for all people regardless of vaccination status.   

The University consistently seeks to take steps to minimize the risk of COVID-19 infections (or any other spread of disease) in accordance with applicable law, regulation, and guidance provided by health authorities. These efforts may include policies and safeguards implemented by the University such as symptom checks, social distancing, use of facial coverings, and isolating and quarantining when required. Despite these efforts, the University cannot categorically guarantee that any person entering University campuses or facilities will not contract COVID-19 or any other communicable disease and any such person must assess and accept the risks of illness or injury for themselves. Remind participants to stay home if they are not feeling well or if they are at high risk of complications if exposed. 

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call  Becky Gray at 207.781.6099 or 800.287./1471 (in Maine) to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.

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Program Description

Sorry, this workshop has been canceled due to a lack of participants. 

Join Dr. Colt W. Knight, UMaine Extension Livestock Specialist, for this workshop on best practices for winter care of small ruminants (sheep and goats). In this session participants will learn about housing needs of sheep and goats, the nutritional demands of animals in the winter, differences among feeds, and why a properly balanced ration is crucial to animal wellbeing, weight gain, and profitability. We’ll also discuss practical approaches to winter water and shelter management.

A light lunch featuring lamb roast will be included in this workshop.

Registration Deadline: December 1, 2021

This in-person workshop is limited to 20 participants.

Per University of Maine guidelines, for indoor meetings and programs, face masks are required indoors for all people regardless of vaccination status.   

The University consistently seeks to take steps to minimize the risk of COVID-19 infections (or any other spread of disease) in accordance with applicable law, regulation, and guidance provided by health authorities. These efforts may include policies and safeguards implemented by the University such as symptom checks, social distancing, use of facial coverings, and isolating and quarantining when required. Despite these efforts, the University cannot categorically guarantee that any person entering University campuses or facilities will not contract COVID-19 or any other communicable disease and any such person must assess and accept the risks of illness or injury for themselves. We remind participants to stay home if they are not feeling well or if they are at high risk of complications if exposed. 

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in these programs, please call Becky Gray at 207.781-6099 or 1.800.287.1471 (in Maine) to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however, all requests will be considered.

Program Details

Date

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, December 7, 2021

Location

UMaine Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104, Falmouth, Maine

Contact Name

Becky Gray

Contact Email

rebecca.gray@maine.edu

Instructors

Dr. Colt W. Knight, UMaine Extension Livestock Specialist

Customer Support

Staff support is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. via phone 207.781.6099 or email to extension.agcumberland@maine.edu

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